Security Analyst job in Southampton

Security Analyst | Spectrum IT Recruitment

Security Analyst

Security Analyst



£40,000 - £45,000

Operational Security Analyst required to join my client, a leading Software House in Southampton. You will be responsible for Operational Security, Security Incident Management and Compliance.

* Operational security

* Managing and responding to events from SIEM appliance, IPS etc

* Maintain the security patching process, ensuring systems receive the appropriate updates on time and with minimal system impact

* Maintaining and reviewing Hardening Standards (CIS)

* Reviewing changes to the security landscape

* Maintaining the anti-virus and anti-malware tools

* Developing and improving security operation procedures

* Support third party penetration testing and audits

* Security Incident Management

* Ensuring incidents are responded in SLA and coordinated with appropriate parties

* Working with the security council around service improvement

* Responding to threats and keeping updated with threat intelligence

* Compliance

* Ensure key milestones as part of a security calendar are met including vulnerability and wireless scans, changes to standards, external events / vulnerabilities, IPS, security reviews, user account audits, user awareness and data protection

* Ensuring best practices and policies are adhered to including system peer reviews

* Supporting compliance and governance audit processes and evidence collation

* Keeping up to date with InfoSec events and activities

Essential Skills and Attributes Required:

* Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an IT centric role with at least 2 years working in a security role

* Strong Microsoft Windows and experience

* Working experience of managing firewalls, SIEM, IPS, ADS, AV and patch deployment

* Good knowledge of network security

* Working within a security governance framework (PCI-DSS, ISO 27001)

* Experience of working with customer facing systems

Additional Skills Preferred:

* Experience working in a payment environment

* Audit support experience

* InfoSec Certification – for example CCNA Security, Security Plus

If you would like to apply send your CV .


  • Location: Southampton
  • Job Title: Security Analyst
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